February 6, 2016

Man fatally struck at Moonlight rail crossing

A 52-year-old man has died after attempting to cross the railroad tracks in front of a BNSF train near the intersection of Moonlight Road and Main Street.

William Gainey, of Yankton, S.D., was fatally struck shortly after 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April1.

The Kansas Highway Patrol and BNSF is continuing an investigation into the accident, which closed the at-grade crossing at the intersection for several hours on April 1.

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